Alcione elainus Longrich et al. 2018 (pterosaur)

Reptilia - Pterosauria

Full reference: N. R. Longrich, D. M. Martill, and B. Andres. 2018. Late Maastrichtian pterosaurs from North Africa and mass extinction of Pterosauria at the Cretaceous-Paleogene boundary. PLoS Biology 16(3):e2001663:1-38

Belongs to Alcione according to N. R. Longrich et al. 2018

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: FSAC-OB 2, a set of postcrania (partial skeleton including humerus, sternum, scapulocoracoid, and femur). Its type locality is Sidi Daoui [middle Couche III] (general), which is in a Maastrichtian marine phosphorite in the Couche III Formation of Morocco.

Ecology: volant piscivore

Distribution: found only at Sidi Daoui [middle Couche III] (general)

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